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Breaking into Information Security by Chris Liu, Anthony J. Stieber, Josh More

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Chapter 2.l

Tier 2—Lateral: Accounting

Abstract

accounting is a stable career that can provide some access to information security careers. The positions would tend toward high-level managerial or executive roles, as the need to have a strong technical knowledge at that level is not required. The development of audit skills, understanding of the legal requirements behind information security, and managerial skills provide the fundamental basis for moving into these executive-level positions.

Keywords

career
accounting
finance
audit
executive

Introduction—How This Applies

Accountants manage the money. Whether it is the going in, the going out, or the movement within the organization, accountants are responsible for ensuring that the paths are completely ...

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